Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The City as SubjectSeki Hajime and the Reinvention of Modern Osaka$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Jeffrey Hanes

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780520228498

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520228498.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use (for details see www.california.universitypressscholarship.com/page/535/privacy-policy-and-legal-notice).date: 15 October 2018

A New Urbanism

A New Urbanism

Chapter:
(p.169) 5 A New Urbanism
Source:
The City as Subject
Author(s):

John Mason Hart

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520228498.003.0006

On New Year's Day 1914, Seki Hajime faced the prospect of an “unlucky year,” and this possibility put him in an introspective frame of mind. He and his colleagues at the Tokyo Commercial College had become embroiled in another bitter dispute with the Ministry of Education. The controversy erupted in July 1913, when the Ministry proposed that the College be absorbed into the School of Economics at Tokyo Imperial University. In November, as Seki shuttled between Hitotsubashi and the Ministry of Education, he resolved to throw down the gauntlet. In similar circumstances four years earlier, Seki had been forced to tender his resignation before the Ministry backed down. The Tokyo Commercial College recognized his leadership and decided to undertake a campaign to appoint him as headmaster. Seki committed himself to the Tokyo Commercial College and its national mission as a business school.

Keywords:   urbanism, Seki Hajime, headmaster, School of Economics, controversy, leadership

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.